Filipino sentenced to life after 8 die on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino fishery worker was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday (Sept. 8) for his killing spree on the high seas last year that resulted in the death of eight crew me...

10 Chinese speedboats attack Taiwan coast guard cutters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) 9th (Kinmen) Offshore Flotilla on Thursday (March 19) reported that its vessels were attacked by more than 10 Chinese speedboats, whic...

8 Philippine Coast Guard personnel convicted for 2013 fatal shooting of Taiwanese fisherman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Manila court has convicted and sentenced eight Philippine Coast Guard personnel for gunning down a Taiwanese fisherman in 2013. Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 15 today...

Taiwanese Coast Guard ship fires stun grenade at rock-throwing Chinese fishermen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Chinese fishing boats crossed the maritime boundary between China and Taiwan in the waters off of Matsu, crews threw rocks at a Coast Guard vessel, which retaliated by fi...

Taiwan and Japan fail to reach fisheries agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan and Japan failed to reach a consensus about fishing in maritime zones, but another round of talks has been scheduled for next month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA...

Filipino man arrested for murder on Taiwanese fishing boat arrives in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing two of his countrymen on a Taiwan fishing boat, arrived in Kaohsiung yesterday (March 18). The fisherman has been identi...

Search ends for 5 Indonesians, 2 Filipinos lost at sea after knife attack on Taiwanese vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The search for six Indonesian and Filipino crew members who jumped overboard to flee a knife-wielding Filipino chief officer of a Taiwan-registered fishing vessel has ended, wh...

Filipino man arrested for murder of two countrymen on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino chief officer of a Taiwan-registered fishing vessel allegedly involved in the fatal stabbing of two of his countrymen, was arrested 10 days after the deadly assault ...

Chinese ships fishing illegally near Taiwan’s Penghu islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Penghu wanted the coast guard to remove more than 20 Chinese fishing trawlers which entered its area, reports said Saturday. In theory, the ships had been seeking shelter fro...

Chinese vessel caught fishing in Taiwanese waters, bumps into coast guard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese fishing vessel was intercepted by the Taiwan coast guard for illegally fishing in Taiwanese waters in the early hours of Dec. 20, with the event leaving the coas...

UK, France fail to finalize deal on scallop dispute

PARIS (AP) — French and British representatives of the fishing industry have failed to reach a deal for resolving a scallop fishing dispute off France's coast. Pascal Coquet is in ch...

MOFA convenes with Indonesia representative to Taiwan over fishing vessel incidents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) summoned the Indonesian representative to Taiwan Wednesday and made a protest against the Indonesian government for detaining a Taiwan&#...

Taiwan-Japan revise bilateral fishery agreement around Diaoyu Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During the recent meeting between fishery agencies of Japan and Taiwan, several revisions were made to a 2013 bilateral agreement concerning fishing rights around the disp...

Taiwan-Japan fishery meeting closes in Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA)-- The seventh meeting of a Taiwan-Japan fishing commission concluded Sunday, one day after originally scheduled, due to the number of issues brought up, including a Taiwanese fishing boat...

Taiwan denies poaching in Indonesian waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday the Taiwan Fisheries Agency denied any illegal activities by Taiwanese boats in the exclusive economic zone claimed by the Indonesian government. The agency...